2017
• 3 Tony Award Nominations for Indecent, including Best Play
• Off Broadway Alliance Award WINNER for Best New Play for Indecent
• Off Broadway Alliance Award Nomination for Best Musical Revival for The Golden Bride (Di Goldene Kale)
• Chita Rivera Award Nomination for Outstanding Choreography in an Off-Broadway Show for The Golden Bride (Di Goldene Kale)
• 6 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations for Indecent, including Best Play
• 4 Lucille Lortel Award Nominations for Indecent, including Outstanding Play

2016
• Drama Desk Nomination for Outstanding Revival of a Musical for The Golden Bride (Di Goldene Kale)
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Drama Desk Nomination for Outstanding Direction of a Musical for The Golden Bride (Di Goldene Kale) / Bryna Wasserman and Motl Didner
• CSA Nomination for best cast musical ensemble for The Golden Bride (Di Goldene Kale)
• NY Festivals Award nomination for The Golden Bride (Di Goldene Kale)
• ADC Award nomination for The Golden Bride (Di Goldene Kale)
• CAJM Executive Fellowship, Christopher Massimine on behalf of National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene / Museum of Jewish Heritage

2015
• ADC Award for KulturfestNYC
• Citation of Achievement from the Office of the Mayor for KulturfestNYC
• Proclamation of Excellence from the Office of the Manhattan Borough President for NYTF’s work with the NYC community

2014
• Commendation from the City of New York Office of the Comptroller honoring NYTF’s work with the community in preserving and celebrating Jewish Heritage and Culture
• ADC Award nomination for Lies My Father Told Me

2013
• Drama Desk Nomination for Outstanding Revival of a Musical for The Golden Land
NY Festivals Awards for The Golden Land in Mixed Media and Outdoor Advertising
• ADC Award nomination for The Megile of Itzik Manger
Moscow Theatre Arts Festival Best Ensemble Cast Award for Covers
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Translation Fellowship at Yiddish Book Center, Motl Didner for A Miracle in the War saw Ghetto and The Wedding in Foehrenwald

2012
• ADC Award Nomination for The Golden Land

2011
• Drama Desk Nomination for Outstanding Musical Revue for Fyvush Finkel Live!
Aggie Award, bestowed by The Villager, for Fyvush Finkel Live!

2010
• Drama Desk Nomination for Outstanding Solo Performance for Theodore Bikel in Sholem Aleichem: Laughter through Tears

2007
• Special Achievement Drama Desk Award for preserving for 92 consecutive seasons the cultural legacy of Yiddish-speaking theatre in America
• Drama Desk Nomination for Outstanding Revival of a Musical for Di Yam Gazlonim

2005
• Drama Desk Nomination for Outstanding Revival of a Musical for On Second Avenue
• Drama Desk Nomination for Best Actor of a Musical for Mike Burstyn in On Second Avenue

1999
• Obie Award for Mina Bern for Sustained Excellence, a response to her work in NYTF’s production of Sweet Dreams